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McAllen: South Texas College hits record-breaking enrollmentMcAllen: South Texas College hits record-breaking enrollmenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=107992015-10-13T05:00:00Z2015-10-13T19:00:00Z

​McALLEN - South Texas College announced its official enrollment figures with a record-breaking 34,641 students for the fall 2015 semester, reflecting a 10.6 percent increase of approximately 3,316 students over fall 2014.

Often gone unnoticed are the annual contributions of non-credit workforce and continuing education courses that reported an additional enrollment of approximately 17,065 students.

The record-breaking enrollment brings the College's total student population to 51,706 when combined with non-credit students, confirming that the College remains the largest higher education institution south of San Antonio.

Highlights in the record-breaking enrollment include:

  •  The South Texas College Online student population that increased from 5,227 in fall 2014 to 5,905 in fall 2015.
  • The Starr County Campus in Rio Grande City increased its student body by 11 percent with 1,127 students in fall 2014 to 1,252 in fall 2015.
  • ​The Technology Campus in McAllen also saw an increase this fall 2015 with approximately 124 additional students.
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